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MP Ludmilla De Weever: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery…”

By   /  September 6, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Local News, Parliament, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on MP Ludmilla De Weever: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery…”

~ Former Minister of TEATT and now Member of Parliament Ludmilla De Weever says: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic.” ~ PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten is clearly on the rebound as the arrival numbers are on the rise and practically going through the roof and […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs updates Parliament on country package and implementation agenda

By   /  August 20, 2021  /  Finance, Government, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs updates Parliament on country package and implementation agenda

On Wednesday, August 18, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs updated Members of Parliament (MPs) on the country package and the implementation agenda during a meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament. Information concerning the country package and implementation agenda had already been shared with the MPs during parliamentary meetings held on March 1, April 19, May […]

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Audit Chamber report on Financial Statement 2017 of St. Maarten

By   /  July 1, 2021  /  Finance, Local News, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Audit Chamber report on Financial Statement 2017 of St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The General Audit Chamber presented its audit report entitled Compliance Audit: Financial Statements of St. Maarten 2017 to Parliament today. The General Audit Chamber is required by law to examine whether Government was legally compliant and effective in its spending of St. Maarten’s public funds. The 2017 financial statements should have been drafted […]

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Minister of TEATT unveils economic recovery plan

By   /  October 22, 2020  /  Business, Economy, Local News, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Minister of TEATT unveils economic recovery plan

PHILIPSBURG -– The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever unveiled her economic recovery plan yesterday to the Parliament of Sint Maarten. The plan is called “A Path to Economic Recovery & Sustainable Growth.” The Minister described it as deliberately practical and built on three broad pillars designed first to […]

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Minister Doran: Proposal for the reinstatement of article 28a of the National Ordinance Spatial Development Plan unanimously approved by Parliament

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Government, Infrastructure, Local News, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Minister Doran: Proposal for the reinstatement of article 28a of the National Ordinance Spatial Development Plan unanimously approved by Parliament

GREAT BAY — On Friday, July 31st, 2020, the House of Parliament unanimously approved the proposal for the reinstatement of article 28a of the National Ordinance Spatial Development Plan presented by the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure, Mr. Egbert Doran. Minister Doran presented the proposal for the reinstatement of article 28a […]

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Parliament concludes virtual IPKO meeting sessions

By   /  June 12, 2020  /  Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament concludes virtual IPKO meeting sessions

PHILIPSBURG — This week, the Interparliamentary Kingdom meeting, IPKO, ended today, Thursday, June 11, 2020, with no decisions taken. Usually, a decision list is signed as part of the closing ceremony. Naturally, the meetings taking place in a virtual setting hampered this part of the conference. The live virtual meeting was spread across two days, […]

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Business licenses need to go digital

By   /  June 9, 2020  /  Local News, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Business licenses need to go digital

Philipsburg – June 8th, 2020. The General Audit Chamber submitted its report entitled “Audit into the business license process and the possibilities of digitizing” to Parliament today. The report presents findings and conclusions about the process of obtaining a business license. Based on their investigation, the Audit Chamber concludes that the business license process can […]

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Minister Richardson calls for meeting with Justice Committee of Parliament

By   /  May 20, 2020  /  Justice, Local News, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson calls for meeting with Justice Committee of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson was scheduled to have a closed-door meeting with the Justice Committee of Parliament, to discuss the pending approval of the draft Penal Procedure Code. However, due to the requested urgent meeting of Parliament concerning government’s deadline to respond to the conditions posed […]

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